The luxury goods industry is becoming the empire on which the sun never sets.
With domestic demand subject to fickle economic forces in mature markets, designers are increasingly attentive to newer regions, not only the BRIC nations—Brazil, Russia, India, and China—but broad swathes of the Far East and Australia, countries whose ranks of aspirational middle classes are swelling and whose use of wireless technology is growing.
Issa Rae stopped by WWD's NYC headquarters to talk about season two of "Insecure," which premieres this Sunday on HBO. Click link in bio for all the details. #wwdeye (📷: @jgreenery; Styled by @mayteallende)
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"